+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 3 of 3
  1. #1
    Join Date
    May 2009
    Posts
    3,678
    Thanks
    1,170
    Thanked
    381
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 posts

    Default Nursing or midwifery students

    Did you have a science background (good grades in science at school) before doing nursing and/or midwifery? I didn't do science past grade 9/10 at school so worried how well I would do.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Melbourne
    Posts
    1,755
    Thanks
    48
    Thanked
    55
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    I did year 11 and 12 biology- and i think it did really help with the anatomy and physiology in the first weeks. You need to be able to understand basic cell function and formation. It did help me I believe to have some good understanding before going into the other stuff. At our Uni the A&P is squished into 2 units, and it is SO much info and SO full on (but in saying that was my favourite subjects too!).

    Maybe look at doing some online A&P units before you start. I believe there are a few beginner ones or online ones that you could do that would really help you to get a good understanding of this before starting. You may even get some credit possibly depending on where you apply. (and it may help your application)
    Good luck

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Posts
    986
    Thanks
    439
    Thanked
    270
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    I didn't do any science in years 11 and 12. There is alot of anatomy in the first year, it would have been helpful to have had the background knowledge, but I was able to get good marks in both A&P subjects without it. Like PP said, have a read of some background info beforehand to get you started.


 

Similar Threads

  1. Enrolled Nursing Students
    By Giggle in forum Hubbers who are studying
    Replies: 273
    Last Post: 16-06-2014, 23:17
  2. 2012 Nursing and Midwifery students chat
    By RHJ in forum Hubbers who are studying
    Replies: 535
    Last Post: 07-08-2013, 14:43
  3. 2013 Midwifery Students??
    By foggy in forum Hubbers who are studying
    Replies: 38
    Last Post: 29-11-2012, 21:21

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

reviews
learn how you can become a reviewer!

competitions

forum - chatting now
christmas gift guidesee all Red Stocking
Shapland Swim Schools
Shapland's at participating schools offer free baby orientation classes once a month - no cost no catches. Your baby will be introduced to our "natural effects" orientation program develop by Shapland's over 3 generations, its gentle and enjoyable.
sales & new stuffsee all
Wendys Music School Melbourne
Wondering about Music Lessons? FREE 30 minute ASSESSMENT. Find out if your child is ready! Piano from age 3 years & Guitar, Singing, Drums, Violin from age 5. Lessons available for all ages. 35+ years experience. Structured program.
Use referral 'bubhub' when booking
featured supporter
Cryosite Family Cord Blood & Tissue Bank
Cryosite has been providing Cord Blood Banking services for over 12 years, and is the trusted choice of Australian families. To discuss the benefits of banking your baby's cord blood & tissue stem cells call us on 1800 220 410.
gotcha
X

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!